09 May 2007

Deetlefs Pinotage wins at Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards

Deetlefs Oak Matured Pinotage 2005 won a Gold Medal and the Top Pinotage Award at the 2007 Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards, announced on 5 May. Stellenzicht Golden Triangle Pinotage 2005 was the other Gold Medal winning Pinotage.

The Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards competition focusses on exposing South African wines and winemakers to major local and international retail chains, with food and wine pairing being an important component of the judging criteria.


President of the Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards is Robert Joseph, founder of the UK International Wine Challenge. Judges include wine buyers from international retail chains and Swiss International Air Lines considers entries for serving on their flights.


The full list of winning wines can be seen at http://www.gourmetsa.com/gourmet_events/wine_awards.html


Congratulations to Deetlefs and Stellenzicht.

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